“I don’t even know what to say to people who say I’m dead.”
Mark Hay is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer. His work has appeared in Atlas Obscura, Forbes.com, VICE, and dozens of other outlets.
This might be the most surprising—and bogus—animal-rights freakout ever.
Hundreds of cases and chatter about vaccines has sent conspiracy theorists into a full-on meltdown.
As the coronavirus crisis shows (some) signs of waning, the people who tried to argue it was all part of a sinister government plot are pivoting to a new boogeyman.
He peddled sexist bile and toxic relationship advice within a subculture populated by men’s rights activists and incels—while living in Ukraine. Then the invasion started.
The latest insane theory to consume pandemic conspiracy channels is that the war in Ukraine is part of a global elite push to cover up COVID plots.
Putin falsely claims his mission is to “denazify” a country led by a Jewish president. Committed neo-Nazis and other racists can’t agree on which side they want to win.
The conspiracy theorists terrified of safe and effective shots have really outdone themselves this time.
Experts say it distorts data to advance the bonkers and baseless theory that red states are receiving toxic doses, while others get placebos.
Experts say UnMask’s products—for people who hate mandates and love freedom, but also want to seem like they’re playing by the rules—are a serious problem.